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Susan Evans, MD

Susan Evans, MDSusan Evans, MD



Dermatology

273 Answers32 Followers2,310 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Susan Evans, MD, is an internationally acclaimed health and beauty expert and director of dermatology at her Beverly Hills practice. Evans is one of Oprah's and Dr. Oz's healthy skin and beauty experts. Her unique background, which includes internal medicine dermatology, from Harvard Medical School, Atlanta University Center, and New York University equips her with expertise in overall health, skin, and beauty.

Evans, a mother of four, is married to Brian Evans, MD, a plastic surgeon. Evans is a featured physician on the E! network series Dr. 90210. She frequently provides her input as the health and beauty expert, commentator, or contributor on The Dr. Oz Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Extra Life-Changers,Essence, and Good Morning America. Evans has offered her health and beauty tips in many mainstream magazines, including People, Parent, Health, Harper's Bazaar, and sister2sister magazine.

Evans is known as the dynamic, compassionate, down-to-earth skin doctor whose expertise has been shared within the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles area, as well as several countries. Evans is an innovative skin line creator who addresses all skin types. She wants everyone's health to be its best and for their skin to show it!

Evans is co-founder of the Skin Deformities and Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization.The program's goal is to work toward repairing at every level, brightening smiles, and helping others become complete.

Credentials

Organization Affiliations:
  • Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery and Skin Care
 

My Answers

A. As we age, our lips may thin due to a loss of volume from diminished fatty tissue or thinning of the underlying muscle. Your first step is to avoid...
A. If your skin is very oily, look for compounds that are "oil free." For dry skin, look for compounds that are non-comedogenic and hydrating. For...
A. Your approach to acne is similar to most effective skin care regimens. Simply add an antimicrobial cleanser (to reduce skin surface bacteria)...
A. Your first step is to maintain good hygiene for your hands. Keep your nails clean and dry. File your nails in one direction, avoid removing your...
A. Stress, lack of sleep, and facial edema (swelling) can contribute to dark circles. Obviously, the first thing to do is get more rest. You should...
A. Your first step is to make sure that the "age spot" is not an early skin cancer. Once this is excluded, your dermatologist can prescribe a...
A. Milia, also known as whiteheads, are very common white pimples that can occur in persons of all ages. They appear mostly on the upper cheeks, nose...
A. Toners are not an absolute necessity for your skin care regimen. A toner is designed to help remove excess surface oils to allow moisturizers or...
A. Severe bags under the eyes are also known as festoons. Your condition may require an evaluation by your surgeon. If you are the appropriate candidate...
A. Significant weight loss can also affect the fat pads around your cheeks and eyes, creating a "hollowed/wrinkled" appearance. Your next step (other...
A. First, have the dark spot looked at by a dermatologist to determine that the dark spot is not pre-cancerous or skin cancer. Melasma is a common cause...
A. My advice for freckles is to keep them protected from the sun, or they will become darker, larger, and look more like age spots. Also, they may...
A. There are several reasons for hair loss on the legs. Poor circulation may be a factor, which can be caused or aggravated by diabetes, thyroid...
A. Laser hair removal can be effective and permanent. Laser hair removal requires several treatments because the hair grows in different cycles.
A. Dark spots can be attributed to hereditary factors, fluid retention, and excess sun exposure. Your first step is to exclude any underlying medical...